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What Infrared Extender Works with RC 71?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by DolphinGirl, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. DolphinGirl

    DolphinGirl AllStar

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    I can control all my components with the HR44's RC 71 remote except my Denon A/V Receiver.

    Can anyone recommend an infrared "blaster" or extender that will work with the RC 71? I assume this would not mess up my other remote functions, Correct?
     
  2. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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    What about your A/V receiver is preventing the RC71 from controlling it?

    Some A/V items have wired remote sensors available that plug into a jack on the unit.
     
  3. DolphinGirl

    DolphinGirl AllStar

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    Others on this Forum have confirmed that the RC71 can't control A/V receivers. Is your experience different?
     
  4. peds48

    peds48 Genius. DBSTalk Club

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    Others on this Forum have confirmed that the RC71 can't control A/V receivers. Is your experience different?
    The RC71 should control AV receivers just fine (for volume) what it wont do is power off or on
     
  5. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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    You're asking one question and wanting an answer to another.

    An extender isn't going to magically enhance the capabilities of the RC71. It will only relay the existing capabilities to areas the RC71 can't reach directly.

    An RC65 would probably solve your problem (unless you feel you must run the Genie in RF mode).
     
  6. DolphinGirl

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    I'm sorry I should gave been clearer. In addition to wishing it would turn my A/V On and Off I really need the ability to adjust volume from an off angle far distance lije a RF remote
     
  7. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

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  8. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

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    Get a Harmony 900 or 1100, they use RF to control IR devices. I love my 900.

    It's RF from the Harmony 900 to an extender and then from the extender to the device is IR. All functions of all devices work including power on A/V receivers.
     

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